Sell - Home Improving

Handy reads on home improvement ideas, DIY home improvement ideas and easy home improvements for selling your house faster and for more. Many projects are budget-friendly, easy home improvements to make before listing your home Selling a home in southwest, southern Ohio or the Cincinnati area? Check out our dynamic marketing plan and testimonials.

Found 16 blog entries about Sell - Home Improving.

Does Adding an In-Law Suite Improve my House Value?

In a world of younger homeowners with aging and elderly parents or relatives, the addition of in-law suites are starting to become more popular, but does adding an in-law suite to your home improve your house value?

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The answer is yes, but only if you add an in-law suite correctly and by that I mean legally. Baby boomers are retiring and living independently or pursuing assisted living can be very cost prohibitive driving more families to once again live together.

Aging parents and the beauty of the duplex

That's great, but some homeowners will attempt to save money by skipping permits and the subsequent inspections, but when it comes to adding an in-law suite (or any other home

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Top 5 Creative Design Tips for Small Bathrooms

Do you often feel stuck in your own rest room? Does it always seem like a closet rather than your favorite place to relax and rejuvenate? Well, if in that case, surely you need a change. Now, the dilemma appears, how?

What are we here for then? We have answered all possible queries in such a way that it will not only transform your small spaced bathrooms, however, will leave you with something bigger than that – Happiness, Spacious aura and unbeatable excitement. The top five expertise design tips for renewing your small bathrooms into magical places are given below:

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1. Cornering and Downsizing: Small bathrooms demand the usage of every inch available. It is no wonder that corners play a key role

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Selling Your West Chester Home - Two Big Obstacles

Sell your West Chester, Ohio home faster and for more? Selling your West Chester house is a lot easier when you have an experienced professional relieving you of the lion’s share of the work. My business partner and I spend full time dealing with the ins and outs of marketing, dealing with qualified prospective buyers, and making sure the Ohio and West Chester technical requirements are met to the letter. That means that the lion’s share of what you need to deal with are the finishing touches of showings and open house presentations.

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But long before any marketing can get under way; before an eye-pleasing West Chester listing can be created—and even before a final choice the right Realtor® is

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DIY Summer Home Improvements

Besides for swimming, BBQs and some fun in the sun, summer is also a very good time to do those repairs and maintenance in and around your home. Upgrades made to your home can help you improve the overall value of your home as well. 

Here are some home improvement ideas that you can apply to your home while the rain, ice, snow, and winds are out of the picture.

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 1. Roof - Apart from the roof maintenance check that should be done at least twice a year, making sure that your roof is clean will secure its lifespan and will help avoid other house maintenance problems. Cleaning a roof is best done with a rented pressure washer if you do not own one or you could call in a professional. Moss, bacteria, and stains do not

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Top 5 Exterior Fall DIY Home Improvements

As an active Realtor for years buying and selling real estate across southwest Ohio, and a long-time homeowner, I can tell you that Spring and Summer aren’t the only seasons to spruce up your residence and do some home improvements. 

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Today I’d like to blog about some exterior home improvements perfect for the Fall season. Good grief, is it fall already?

Some home improvements beautify, others increase energy efficiency while yet other projects and upgrades protect the home. Each is important to preserve your house value.

Fall is the perfect time to accomplish the following exterior home improvements, cool enough to work outside and when it comes to plants and trees it’s the perfect time to start

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How to Sell My Home for More

My business partner Marty Snyder and I help clients buy and sell dozens of homes every year, and while sellers usually have a ballpark idea of their home’s value, it’s usually on the high end.

This is only natural, of course, just like a parent’s bias for a child and natural too to attempt to net every penny possible from the sale of their home.

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To that end, here are seven tips to help get top dollar when selling a home.

But before I dive into that, soon-to-be sellers should realize that consulting with neighbors, parents or the local tax man will not give you an accurate fair market value range.

"What is my home worth?" Rely on facts.

Range has everything to do with time frame constraints. It takes

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Summer Curb Appeal Ideas - Attracting Buyers

Many of us plant to attract bees, butterflies and local bird species, and if you think about it, you can use summer curb appeal to attract buyers just like birds, bees, etc.

One of the mega-benefits of upping your summer curb-appeal is the resultant photos and online image marketing; after all, photos sell homes. Too, consider the drive-by appeal - a home exploding with colorful beauty on the outside speaks to a well-cared-for home on the inside.

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Before you begin, consider your budget, how much landscape you need to cover, look up your gardening and planting zone.

Please consider not using RoundUp for and Bayer weed control products - they kill bees in massive numbers, there are many great

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Proposed Save Act to Reduce Mortgage Defaults

Many first time buyers including the millennial crowd show increasing concern about energy conservation and environmental impact and matched by their desire to save financially.

With over 100 million homes in the U.S accounting for a fifth of our nation’s energy consumption, they are also responsible for almost 25 percent of our country’s greenhouse gas emissions.

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A growing trend with no sign of slowing, energy efficient smart homes reduce utility costs while buffering homeowners against rising energy costs.

Similarities to “Know Before You Owe”.

In fact, a joint study by IMT, Core Logic and University of North Carolina showed that energy-efficient homeowners were 32 percent less likely to

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How to Sell Your Home Fast - for More or Both

Greetings readers, back after a reprieve from social medial to enjoy Memorial Day weekend (thank you dear veterans) and today I'd like to talk about how to sell your home fast, for more or both.

There are two people involved in selling your home, you and your Realtor and there are plenty of things both can do but are often overlooked or skipped over.

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Let's talk about what each can do regarding how to sell a home fast.

Regarding what you can personally do, the first thing to consider is the type of property and the condition with respect to other homes in your neighborhood.

Is it in move-in condition or is the property in need of some repair or all out rehab?

Repairs and updating aren't

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What is My Home Worth? Don't be Naive

how much is my home worth, house valueThere's a saying in the real estate industry wrapped around the question "what is my home worth?" that gives you different perspectives depending on which side of the fence you're on.

"If you are buying, it's a house. If you are selling, it's a home" and speaks to personal attachment, motives, emotional and financial investment.

Determining fair market value is the most important part of listing a home if you expect it to sell; one could easily say it's half the battle - the other half being marketing effectively.

Even the most effective marketing won't sell an an over-priced home, though a home listed at the top range of fair market value can sell for more than expected if the marketing is broad,

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